Should Leeds United target goal-machine striker Duje Cop from Dinamo Zagreb?

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The Croatian striker has been in great form in a loan spell at the Italian side Cagliari.

Leeds United can now begin to plan for next season after they appointed Uwe Rosler as their new manager this week.

The club need to improve across the pitch, with a goalscorer surely high on their agenda.

One man they should be looking at is Croatian striker Duje Cop.

Cop has been linked with a move to the Premier League in the past. Whilst with former club RNK Split he was linked with a move to both Everton and Liverpool, but made an internal move to Dinamo Zagreb instead in 2012.

He has banged in the goals ever since his move to the capital and that convinced Massimo Cellino's former club Cagliari to complete a deal to sign the player on loan in the winter.

Cop went on to shine at the club. He scored four goals in ten games in Sardinia, but could not help them survive the drop to Serie B.

He is unlikely to stay with them in the Italian second tier, but Leeds should consider trying to lure him to England's.

It was reported Tutto Mercato Web earlier in the week that Francesco Marroccu, Cagliari's current sporting director, was to become Leeds' new director this summer. He brokered the deal for Cop in January and would therefore be in the perfect position to snap him up again this summer.

Cop is a player who lives and breathes goals and the Cagliari connection makes him a viable target. Leeds would be wise to make a move.

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